Sagittaria platyphylla is commonly known as Chilensis or Broad Leaf Sagittaria is a wide blade, grass-like plant. It is colored green, grows fast and can be placed in a variety of locations within the aquarium. Reproduction with this plant occurs through runners set out by the plant, or by seed production. It is a medium hardy plant that needs a lot of nourishment. If allowed to grow out of the water, it will produce oval leaves on petioles with white flowers.
Common Name: Chilensis Family Name: Alismataceae Native To: North and Central America Lighting: Low-Medium pH: 6-8 Growth Demands: Easy Growth Form: Upright Growth Rate: Medium True Aquatic: Yes Placement In Tank: Background Available As: Bare Root